From the Maniacal One . . .

This week’s obscure but telling facts from statistician Chuck Waseleski of Millers Falls (through Friday):


Mike Napoli has gone to a full count 92 times, with 31 walks and 31 strikeouts (.150 batting average, .446 OBP).

.303, 21

Jacoby Ellsbury is batting .303 in the first inning, and has scored 21 first-inning runs.



David Ortiz is hitting .351 against lefthanders at home.

.455, .165

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Jacoby Ellsbury is batting .455 when he is ahead in the count, .165 when he is behind in the count.